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Sherman's work against Atlanta... Capture of Memphis...

Item #696636

August 25, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 25, 1864 

* Atlanta Georgia GA

* William T. Sherman

* 2nd Battle of Memphis

* Nathan Bedford Forres

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT" "Retirement of the Enemy from the Front on the Weldon Railroad' "Statements of Rebel Deserters" "SHERMAN" "Progress of the Siege of Atlanta" "The... See More  

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Follow-up to the Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #693878

December 20, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 20, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are several on the recent battle of Fredericksburg: "From General Burnside's Army" "Rebels on the Plain Opposite Dispersed by Our Batteries" "The Investigating Committee at Work" "The Official Reports of Our Losses" "They Foot Up Less Ethan 9,400" "Reb... See More  

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Trial of the Lincoln conspirators, from the city where it happened...

Item #690698

May 17, 1865

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 17, 1865 

* Trial of the conspirators - assassins

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination

* From the city where it took place

All of pages 1, 2 & most of page 3 are taken up with: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Trial of the Accused' "Monday's Testimony Continues" "The Proceedings Yesterday" with a... See More  

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General Forrest retreating thru Tennessee...

Item #689832

April 05, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 5, 1864  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Return to Washington" "The War In The Southwest" "Forrest Retreating through Tennessee" "Grierson's Cavalry In Pursuit" "Union Victory in Connecticut" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing & ... See More  

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Great issue on the Astor Place Riot...

Item #686990

May 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 14, 1849  

* Astor Place Opera House riot

* Actor William Macready - Macbeth

* Manhattan - New York City

A terrific & quite detailed issue covering the historic Astor Place Riot, which resulted in nearly 30 dead.

Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns with coverage, headed: "The Late Riots at New York" and: "The Events of T... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #684214

October 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, October 14, 1864 

* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: ""Forrest's Operations" takin... See More  

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Civil War news from the Confederacy...

Item #683386

January 23, 1863

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1863 

* From the origin of the American Civil War

Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America", this being one of only a few such newspapers which did so.

Among ftpg. column heads are: "Official Dispatch from Gen. Bragg--More Brilliant Exploits of Gens. Wheeler and Forrest" which is signed in type: Br... See More  

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Paducah, Kentucky, just after the Civil War...

Item #682763

July 22, 1865

THE FEDERAL UNION, Paducah, Kentucky, July 22, 1865 

* Very rare publication

* McCracken County

* Reconstruction era

* Early circus advertisement

This is a very rare newspaper about which little is known. Gregory's "Union List of Serials" notes only that it existed from 1864-5 and notes that only one institution has an issue, and it has only one. Yet the American Antiqu... See More  

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A defeat in Tennessee...

Item #682152

June 15, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1864  

* Battle of Brice's Crossroads

* Cynthiana KY Kentucky

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "HUNTER'S MOVEMENT" "He is Joined by Averill & Crooks" "Railroad Destroyed Toward Waynesboro" "No Great Force in Hunter's Front" "A DEFEAT IN TENNESSEE" "General Sturgis... See More  

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Actor Edwin Booth... NYC fire department... Attack by Indians...

Item #680250

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866

* Actor Edwin Booth

* NYC fire department

* Prints - illustrations

Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issu... See More  

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Rare Confederate newspaper...

Item #679394

September 29, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 

* Very rare Civil War publication

The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne".

Inside has: "What The Ladies Say" "Our Army Correspondence" "From Virginia" "Latest Northern News" "How To Recruit The Army" ... See More  

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A rare title from the Civil War, just after the close of the Civil War...

Item #678016

May 31, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 31, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his ferve... See More  

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Generals Bragg, Hardee, Longstreet and Forrest...

Item #674928

December 09, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Hardee Retiring from Dalton with Bragg's Whipped Army" "Retreat and Pursuit of Longstreet" "Late Fight at Wolf River Bridge" "Forrest at Holly Springs with 10,000 Men" "The Cotton Trade Paralyzed" & more.

Eight pages, light damp stain to a lowe... See More  

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General Forrest threatens a raid...

Item #672228

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" and much more.

Eight pages, good condition.

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Sherman's report on capturing Atlanta...

Item #666546

September 14, 1864

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 14, 1864 

* Fall of Atlanta, Georgia

* Gen. William T. Sherman

* Pro Confederate publication

Among the articles on the front page: "From the Shenandoah Valley" "Presidency--Lincoln and Fremont Invited to Withdraw..." "Grant's Movements" "Important From Florida" and more.

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From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #625653

April 06, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 6, 1864

* Rare rebel title

There is much war-related content on the front page with heads & reports including: "The War News" "...All is quiet along General Lee's lines......" and smaller heads including: "Deserters From The Yankee Navy" "Alleged Defaulter" "Colonel Henry T. Gantt..." "Dea... See More  

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Jaems Montgomery Flagg...

Item #177543

November 20, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "A New Power in New York's Drama."

This issue has an illustration of " 'Do It Now!' " by Kemble and there are photos of "The House that Tammany Built"; "An Anarchist's Peace Tribute to the Drama" and &quo... See More  

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1864 Springfield Massachusetts Newspaper....

Item #223012

April 07, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated April 7, 1864.

* Mount Elba Arkansas

* Summersville Kentucky

This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes repor
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Item #218097

October 24, 1862


* Frederick Maryland

* Guerrilla John Morgan

* Sabine City, Texas

The front page has several one column war heads including: "From the Army of the Potomac", "A Successful Expedition to Loudon County, Virginia", "The Rebel Occupation of Martinsburg", "The War in Kentucky & Tennessee", "R
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Seabright, New Jersey...

Item #175654

November 07, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY November 7, 1891. Front full pg. illus. of "The Brains of the Ship - Inside the Conning Tower of a Modern War Vessel in Action." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Weehawken, New Jersey, Elevators the Largest in the World."

Full pg. illus. of "Fishermen Landing in the Surf at Seabright, New Jersey." Four pages of illus. pertaining to "Homes ... See More  

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Nsts political cartoons...

Item #173660

October 12, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1872  Full front page Nast illus. entitled "More Secession Conspiracy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tied to His Mother's Apron Strings." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Jesuit Crusade Against Germany-The Meeting of the Emperors." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Off Hand Remark." Full pg. illus. of "Ma... See More  

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Forrest's raid into Memphis...

Item #172814

September 10, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1864  The front page has a print of: "The Most Rev. John McCloskey, D.D., Archbishop of New York" with an article on him as well. Inside has a full page: "Isometric View of General Grant's Virginia Campaign" as well as: "Farragut's Victory in Mobile Bay--The Capture of the Rebel am 'Tennessee' ".

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Nast cartoon of Boss Tweed... Natives of Hawaii...

Item #174112

February 10, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.

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Two Civil War maps, and rebel atrocities...

Item #172782

May 21, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, News York, May 21, 1864  The full front pager is a print: "General Sherman's Advance--Buzzard's Roost Pass, Georgia". Inside has a full page: "Grand Musical Festival in Philadelphia In Aid of the Sanitary Commission"; a full page: "Map of Virginia showing the Military Operations of Generals Grant and Butler"as well as: "Map of Ri... See More  

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The International cricket match... Nast's the Modern Samson...

Item #173240

October 03, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 3, 1868  The front page of the issue features a halfpage illustration "Prize Animals at the New Hampshire Fair, September 15-19, 1868". A halfpage illustration "Patrick J. Whelan, Condemned for the Murder of T. D'Arcy M'Gee" features an accompanying article. A halfpage illustration "The Dead Soldier and His Faithful Dog&q... See More  

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Indians... The fire department...

Item #172954

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866  The full front page is a nice illus. of: "Edwin Forrest Booth" from a Brady photograph.

The highly sought-after great doublepage centerfold: "Metropolitan Fire Department" is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action issue.  Also:  "Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Plains... See More  

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Passage of the Thirteenth Amendment...

Item #172860

February 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865  The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More  

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